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An Urban Adventure Idea for the True Believer!

A couple of articles recently caught our attention with the reports of bacteria levels in the creek and river, and health violations at area sports venue concession stands. You may have read them, too. Water in the Platte comes out of Chatfield relatively highly rated, and low in such things as E-Coli. But, on its way through the city it gains all the drainage, some sewage and the many creeks that flow into it. One…

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At the Other End of the Tracks…

The design for DIA’s end of the rail tracks was presented today by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava. It includes the airport rail station, a hotel and the plaza connecting them both to the existing terminal. You can view a really neat, 3 minute video from the Denver Post HERE. Calatrava has sought to maintain and complement the original Curt Fentress-designed icon of DIA. So, if you are one of the hundreds of people who could NOT get…

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Ice Cream? Well, You Can Always Get an Eskimo Pie at the 7-Eleven!

If asked, only one year ago, where to go for ice cream on the 16th Street Mall, you may have been very hard-pressed. But, in that short time, the freeze on Mall ice cream has thawed to a flow of choices. People will sort themselves out to preferences in style or flavors or sincerity of their favorites. But, at !6th and Champa (Yes, it is there, you just have to look in the basement), there’s…

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Downtown Living: Baseball, Monster Ball and a Bunch of Clowns!

What more can you ask for? Living Downtown is a constantly evolving play with a different act every day. Take the coming week for example. Three things stand out in the wandering Slice mind. Tuesday, July 27, our beloved Rockies come back (or, crawl back) from a long road-trip to face Pittsburgh for three games. Let’s hope they are more or less in the same position as when they left. Time for baseball. But, just…

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Look Them in the Eye!

Tonight, July 21, is your chance to meet the candidates. Wander over to the Wynkoop Brewery this evening between 6 and 8 for a Candidate’s Forum, sponsored by the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association, Downtown Denver Residents Organization, the Ballpark Neighborhood Association, the Golden Triangle Neighborhood Association and LoDo District. The candidates (or, according to the release, their “representatives”) will appear for the Governor, United States Senate, State Senate and the State House races. An advantage of…

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